Special Events


The Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture Department offers a wide array of special events throughout the year, including
  • Cultural programs
  • Dedication ceremonies
  • Free outdoor movies and concerts
  • Seasonal celebrations

Pets (except at the All American Dog Show) and smoking are prohibited at special events per Town ordinances.

Symphony in the Park 2016
Outdoor Cinema Series

 Justice League

  • Tuesday, August 7
  • Family activities begin at 7 p.m.
  • Movie starts at dusk, approximately 8:30 p.m.
  • Bailey Road Park - in conjunction with National Night Out
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2018 NNO Logo

National Night Out

Join the Cornelius Police Department for our annual National Night Out event:

  • Tuesday, August 7
  • 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Bailey Road Park
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All American Dog Show

Save the date for this family favorite and get ready to enter your dog in our fun contests!

  • Saturday, October 6
  • 3 -6 p.m.
  • Robbins Park